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20 Things To Eat And Do At The Montreal Caribbean Food Festival

For the 16th year in a row, Montreal will be hosting the Taste of the Caribbean Festival at Isle Bonsecours in Old Port. This weekend, from the 26-28, you'll be able to enjoy as much authentic Caribbean cuisine, drinks and island rhythms as your heart desires. Entrance to the festival is free between 11am and 6pm so make sure you head over then!

Here are 20 things that you can look forward to at the Taste of the Caribbean Festival:

  1. Sample Caribbean food portions from a variety of vendors (for $5 or less)
  2. Watch live cooking demonstrations from celebrity chefs
  3. Check out the live mixology demos of exotic Caribbean beverages
  4. Take in the costumes at the street carnival parade
  5. Taste the creations of Masterchef Canada contestants "Twice the Spice"
  6. Try the Caribbean flavoured Won Ton Crunch, featured on Dragon's Den
  7. Sit out on the on-site Marley Coffee café-terrace
  8. Smell the deliciousness that is Jerk-BBQ style cooking in a traditional steel drum barrel
  9. Listen to the traditional steel pan and congo-drum performances
  10. Party it up at the Caribbean-style Carnival
  11. Admire the amazing creations of Barbadian-American "The Rum Chef" Paul Yellin
  12. Take your kids to the Kids Zone, complete with Caribbean face-painting and hair braiding
  13. Be amazed by, and maybe even buy, the creations in the Artisan's corner
  14. Watch Guadaloupe chef Babette de Roziéres work her culinary magic
  15. Enjoy some Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee served on an open terrace
  16. Sip on exclusively imported Caribbean Rum
  17. Get inspired by all the colours at the Caribbean fashion show
  18. Eat everything you possibly can from Caribbean pastry chef "Cupid"
  19. Try the simple, yet delicious, mango-on-a-stick
  20. Go to all three evenings of Caribbean concerts from internationally renowned performers

Check out the official website for more details. 

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